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Wimbledon 2019: BBC Sport to offer centre court in UHD on iPlayer and provide HD coverage from all 18 courts

BBC Sport’s Wimbledon coverage for 2019 will include centre court matches being made available live in UHD and HDR on its iPlayer service plus all 18 courts live in HD for the first time. Starting on 1 July, the corporation will show action from the tennis grand slam tournament on TV and online, with every […]  More

Live from Paris: FIFA on growing the beautiful game of women’s football

As a result of the strong broadcasting coverage so far in the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019, viewing figures are significantly higher than they were for the previous Women’s World Cup. While FIFA hopes to get one billion viewers for the tournament globally (versus three billion for last year’s men’s event), it recently released […]  More

FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 attracts record audiences in major markets

The FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 kicked off two weeks ago and already, with an action-packed first round of group matches, has attracted record audiences in major markets. Football fans across France gathered around their TV sets for the hosts’ 4-0 opening win, resulting in a huge record combined audience of 10.655 million viewers. […]  More

Sky Sport Summit live on the net with Qvest.Cloud

Sky Deutschland, organiser of the Sky Sport Summit in cooperation with SVG Europe on 27 June, will use the multi-cloud management platform Qvest.Cloud from Qvest Media to stream selected parts of the Munich event live. On the day, Q.Live from the Qvest.Cloud Go! product line will be used to stream industry experts discussing practical experiences […]  More

NEP opens dedicated broadcast data centre in the Netherlands

NEP has completed the construction and set-up of its new data centre at the Media Park in the Netherlands. Not only is it fitted with standard IT and storage equipment but the 700-m2 large space is also suitable for robust broadcast systems holding more than 300 19” racks. In the Netherlands and abroad, NEP’s services […]  More

Univision Deportes brings AR to the pitch at CONCACAF Gold Cup

In another busy summer of international football for the sports broadcasting industry, US Spanish-language broadcaster Univision Deportes has its innovative eye fixed firmly on the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Promising more coverage and a greater use of technology than it has ever used at this event, Univision will have an onsite presence at all of the […]  More

Sky Italia SVG Sport Summit 2019 confirmed for Milan on 9 July

SVG Europe is delighted to announce that the 2019 Sky Italia SVG Sport Summit will take place in Milan on Tuesday 9 July. The Italian event, open to SVG Europe Platinum Sponsors, will be hosted by Sky Italia head of business partners & program management Manuela Baraschi and production, broadcast & creative director Riccardo Botta. […]  More

SVG Europe welcomes Cordell, Cumpsty and Newson to in-house team

Sports Video Group (SVG) is very pleased to announce three additions to its European content team. James Cordell is now event AV producer, James Cumpsty is SVG Europe’s photographer-videographer and Veronica Newson has become event content manager. All three are part-time with SVG Europe and will continue with their other work in the industry. Cordell, […]  More

Live From the US Open: Tracer technology and Towercam showcase Fox Sports innovation

Since Fox Sports’ first US Open five years ago, the team has consistently looked to push the boundaries of broadcast technologies. Part of that is a love of technology and a drive to tell the story of a golf event in new ways. But part of it is also that Zac Fields, SVP, graphic tech […]  More